1. US drone strikes kill 28 unknown people for every intended target, new Reprieve report reveals
  2. Ex-GCHQ boss: UK must publish policy on US drone strikes
  3. High Court will hear case of UK torture and rendition victim
  4. Witnesses confirm jailed Brit’s innocence as fresh hearing ends on 28-year case
  5. US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

US drone strikes kill 28 unknown people for every intended target, new Reprieve report reveals

on 25 November 2014

US drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan have killed as many as 1,147 unknown people in failed attempts to kill 41 named individuals, a report by human rights charity Reprieve has found.
 
The report looks at deaths resulting from US drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan between November 2002 and November 2014. It identifies 41 men who appeared to ...

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Ex-GCHQ boss: UK must publish policy on US drone strikes

on 27 November 2014

Drone from beneath

The former director of intelligence agency GCHQ has called on the British Government to publish its policy on sharing intelligence with the US which is used to target covert drone strikes.

Sir David Omand, backed by Conservative MP David Davis and Labour MP Tom Watson, has written to the Foreign Secretary “to request that your Department consider disclosing the Guidance ...

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High Court will hear case of UK torture and rendition victim

on 19 November 2014

Yunus Rahmatullah

A High Court judge has said that a victim of UK rendition and torture can proceed with his claims against the British Government.

In a judgment handed down today, Mr Justice Leggatt found that the court would be "failing in its duty" if it did not deal with the claims of Yunus Rahmatullah, from Pakistan. Mr Rahmatullah was seized by ...

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Witnesses confirm jailed Brit’s innocence as fresh hearing ends on 28-year case

on 14 November 2014

Kris & Marita in prison

A landmark hearing in Briton Kris Maharaj’s 28-year case concluded yesterday in Miami with key witnesses asserting his innocence.

On the last day of week-long proceedings at the 11th District Court in Miami, the court saw a video statement from Jhon Jairo Velasquez Vasquez, a senior lieutenant of notorious drug baron Pablo Escobar’s cartel.

Mr Vasquez said that ...

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US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

on 21 March 2013

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In 2012, Reprieve launched EC Project 2, funded by the European Commission. The Project identifies and assists European nationals facing the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world, and works with European governments and consular staff to assist their nationals.

In the U.S., we provide free and confidential support to capital defense teams. We also leverage ...

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